Breaking Down The Door To Growth

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Ah, these Irish are a clever and resourceful lot. On the eve of St. Patricks Day, I recall a trip to County Cork a few years ago where my wife and I explored some of the more modest and oft-overlooked feudal castles. The tours served to dissuade me from any romanticized notions of life in a medieval castle (they hung …

The “Cost” of Growth

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A board of directors fires a CEO for not being aggressive enough in pursuing profits. Ho-hum. Dog bites man. An entire workforce quits over the board firing the CEO. Man bites dog. Headlines: Butchers, cashiers, stockers, produce stockers all out on the sidewalks of towns in New England over the last few weeks in a gallant and costly show of …

Look Where You’re Going

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I bought a motorcycle last month. (Yeah, I know. I do. I will…promise…) Before I ever fired it up, I first took a two-day motorcycle skills and safety class, where you gain an entirely new appreciation for gravity, friction and a few other principles of physics that seemed dismissively academic before now. Of all the things I learned during that …